Sioux County Sheriff

Commercial motor vehicle accident – January 19

On Tuesday, January 19, at 11:43 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, four miles south of Alton, IA.

Husein Mohamud, age 40, of Bloomington, MN was driving a 2018 Freightliner semi-tractor pulling a freight trailer northbound on Highway 60 when he lost control of the vehicle; the truck and trailer jackknifed on the roadway.

No injuries were reported.

The Freightliner sustained approximately $5,000 in damage.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol.